Birds and Dolphins with Scarlet Colley
Reddish Egret #30
- This white phase bird flew over the boat...
Tricolored Heron #32
- ...as did this Tricolored Heron
Common Loon #1
- A lingering Common Loon will soon be heading north...
Common Loon #3
- ...it is just beginning to molt into breeding plumage with a faint neck band and checkerboard back
Red-breasted Merganser #2
- It is uncommon to see a Merganser of any kind walking on land
American Oystercatcher #51
- Always a crowd pleaser!
Royal Tern #79
- The full dark cap of breeding plumage lasts only a few weeks
Oil Drilling Platform #1
- Several Oil Platforms had been towed into Port Isabel for maintenance. This is the "work" platform...
Oil Platform Crew Quarters #3
- ...while this is the crew quarters platform
Oil Platform Crew Quarters #4
- Note the multiple escape pods for the crew's safety in case of an emergency evacuation
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